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Official: War and Air: memoranda, notes, and other correspondence on Russia, mainly between WSC and Sir Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Personal Military Secretary to the Secretary State for War]., 31 Dec 1919 - 23 Nov 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 16/56

Scope and Contents

Also includes correspondence from Boris Savinkov and Arthur Balfour [Lord President of Council], and from Sinclair to the Director of Military Operations [Major-General Sir Percy Radcliffe] and Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff [Major-General Charles Harington]; notes of interviews with Ukrainian political figures; a comparison of the views of WSC and David Lloyd George.Subjects include: support for Generals Anton Denikin and Peter Wrangel; Galician Ukrainians; the general military situation; criticism of the British Military Mission in south Russia; Jewish influence in Russian affairs; British equipment falling to the Bolsheviks; the situation in the Crimea and the Caucasus; information from Nikolai Tchaikovsky's daughter about the White Russian Delegation in Paris [France] and intelligence suggesting a split within the Communist Party in Russia.

Dates

  • 31 Dec 1919 - 23 Nov 1920

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Extent

1 file(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (110 folios))

1 folder(s) (1 bound file and 1 folder (110 folios))

Language of Materials

English